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FMA boss favours civil action
FMA boss favours civil action

Hamish Fletcher says he FMA, after some law changes, now has the tools that allow it to proactively stamp out misleading…

New player in duty-free market

A new duty-free operator at Auckland International Airport is promising a little less of the hard sell that annoyed travellers…

Stronger figures fail to lift US outlook

Even after another month of strong hiring figures for June and a sinking unemployment rate, the US job market just isn't…

'Part-time' tired tool of the future

Employees are asking for it, organisations are formalising it, and there are clear business benefits for the part-time professional…

NZ nears top of world aged worker index
NZ nears top of world aged worker index

New research shows New Zealanders stay in paid work longer than almost any other developed country.

Jobseekers need to address trust issues
Jobseekers need to address trust issues

Brien Keegan says the best way to get past gatekeepers can be as simple as building up a trusted relationship first.

Job market confidence low
Job market confidence low

New Zealanders grew more downcast about the state of the labour market in the second quarter, with a softer outlook for…

US visa glitch hits young Kiwis heading to work
US visa glitch hits young Kiwis heading to work

A US State Department computer glitch, which delayed passports and visas being issued around its global embassies, has blocked…

Employment

Editorial: Adams' safety reform sends bold message
Editorial: Adams' safety reform sends bold message

Justice Minister Amy Adams declared she wanted the crime of corporate manslaughter to be added to the…

Chef awarded $32k in unpaid wages

A chef in a South Island tourist hot spot worked for around 60 hours per week and received about $1800 per month, some $660…

Teen waitress paid less than $2 an hour

A teenage girl who earned less than $2 an hour for waitressing because she was deemed to be a volunteer has won a ruling…

Women flock to farm careers

Lincoln University in Canterbury is known for its stubby-wearing students and land-based prospectus. For the first time…

The 'employee' label would end Uber as we know it
The 'employee' label would end Uber as we know it

The California Labor commissioner has ruled that Uber drivers are employees, not contractors.

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